17 Dec 2018


March 1, 2018 - Filed under: Antique Chairs,Antiques News — David

Leicester Cathedral removed several huge antique oak seats so that the remains of King Richard III could be buried in the cathedral. They were sold to Cyril Naylor from Leicester who kept them in storage for 18 months but is now selling them.

The seats are expected to sell for between (more…)

February 21, 2018 - Filed under: Antique Furniture — Richard

Neil Packer, a paranormal investigator, is planning to open the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre in Hinckley, Leicestershire. This is (more…)

January 18, 2018 - Filed under: Antique Desks — Richard

Yue Gao, a Harry Potter fanatic, has designed a Hogwarts-inspired apartment in Edinburgh.

Canongate Luxury Apartment has a (more…)

December 12, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Richard

Antique dealer David Gray sold a chair that may have been made from wood from William Shakespeare’s mulberry tree.

The famous playwright probably planted a (more…)

September 15, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Marquetry Furniture — David

A recent Huffington Post article explored the concept of ‘lagom’, and how antique furniture is the perfect fit for this lifestyle.

‘Lagom’, a Swedish word (more…)

May 23, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Harriet

The sale of a Victorian chair left an auctioneer in shock after it sold for much higher than the original estimate.

The auction house enjoyed a (more…)

May 4, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Mark

Attendees at a Cotswolds auction were left amazed when a Wainscot chair sold for 20 times its original estimate.

On March 31 at Moore Allen & Innocent auction house in (more…)

December 7, 2016 - Filed under: Antique Furniture — Harriet

The descendant of one of the oldest families in Barmouth and the great grandnephew of the first coxswain of the Barmouth lifeboat, recently donated (more…)

October 12, 2016 - Filed under: Antique Cupboards — David

A rare oak livery cupboard was recently sold at auction in London, standing out among other pieces of oak furniture. It featured a number of (more…)

September 7, 2016 - Filed under: Antique Tables — David

An antiques dealer had a pleasant surprise when he unearthed a rare platter made specially for a voyage to the North Pole in 1875.

The owner of the platter had (more…)

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